Leeds United's hopes of a return to the Premier League looked to be fading, but victory over Bristol City restored optimism at Elland Road.
Fulham were held, West Brom came from behind to win and Luton Town earned a huge three points in Wednesday's Championship games.
Wigan Athletic enjoyed another trip to Elland Road on Saturday, beating Leeds United to give West Brom the chance to go top.
Manchester United got Odion Ighalo on loan, West Ham spent big on Jarrod Bowen and Marko Pjaca left Juventus on deadline day.
Leeds sit at the top of the table after a hectic night in the Championship, which saw Wayne Rooney score his first goal for Derby.
Australia international Aaron Mooy has joined Brighton and Hove Albion on a permanent deal.
The top two in the Championship remain unchanged after their draw, while Brentford are third and Stoke City thumped Huddersfield Town.
A late own goal from Wes Harding sent Leeds United above West Brom in the Championship table, while Fulham have moved up to third.
Championship leaders West Brom let in a late equaliser at Barnsley on Boxing Day but Leeds were unable to capitalise.
Fulham cut the gap to second-placed Leeds to nine points with a valuable 2-1 victory over Marcelo Bielsa's men at Craven Cottage.